Taxi Industry Changing For The Better
Taxi Magazine|Spring 2017

One more problem that President Masitsa said it negatively affects the taxi industry and its name, is the abuse of women and children in taxis

 

TAXI chairmen, drivers and associations met at Kibler Park Recreation Center to discuss groundbreaking developments in the taxi industry on July 10. The meeting was called by The National Taxi Alliance (NTA).

It was a robust engagement where matters affecting the industry were tackled head on. Among other issues discussed on the day were the recent taxi violence in Soweto and the financing of the taxis by the alliance.

President of the NTA, FrancisMasitsa, opened the meeting by confirming that peace has left the taxi industry, especially in Soweto. To date, law enforcement agencies are investigating at least 13 cases of murder and other cases of attempted murder, assault, damage to property and intimidation involving over 30 suspects and victims.

“I am making a humble plea to stop this violence. Peace to you. Let the guns stop blazing. How many more men, women and children must be lost? My instruction to the leadership of Nancefi eld-Dube West Taxi Association (Nanduwe) and Witwatersrand African Taxi Association (WATA) is to be locked in one room with NTA and they must not leave without any resolution.

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